By Joyce Coronel Fourth-grader Charles Roberts and 18 of his fourth-grade classmates charge through the library doors after school on Wednesdays. The children know that just inside the library they’ll find not only a snack, but the individual attention they crave. It’s all part of Salt River Project’s afterschool tutoring program at Hudson Elementary in […]
Four candidates have been selected to interview for the job of superintendent of the Kyrene School District, succeeding Dr. David Schauer, who departed the post unexpectedly three months ahead of his planned June 30 retirement. According to an announcement from the district Governing Board, the candidates include: Dr. M. Susan DePrez, Assistant Superintendent, Mesa Public […]
Editor’s note: The following message was received from Kyrene Governing Board President Bernadette Coggins at 5:16 p.m. Monday, March 21, after we had left for the day. The text of Coggins’ message is posted here in its unedited entirety. We will continue to keep you updated. A message from the Kyrene Governing Board March […]
Dr. David Schauer, who has headed the Kyrene School District for the past 10 years, announced on Thursday that he was ending his role as district superintendent, “with deep regret,” effective immediately. A letter signed by Schauer said the district’s governing board had requested that he use his accrued vacation days prior to the […]
An emerging trend in education is mandatory testing for traits commonly known as social-emotional learning. Its focus is to teach life skills such as self-control, discipline and conscientiousness.
A drop in enrollment for Kyrene schools appears poised to begin a reversal, due to a stronger birth rate and more turnover in neighborhoods, according to a new update.
Teacher retention continues to challenge school districts in Arizona, and the Kyrene District is no exception.
A student art exhibit, the 2001 forerunner of which was named Best in the U.S. by the nation’s architects, will have a 2016 rebirth Tuesday, Feb. 9, at Summit School of Ahwatukee.
The room buzzes with excitement as Allison Rund, Corona social studies teacher and Competition Government team coach, explains to students their tasks for the day.
More and more these days, Kyrene Middle School administrators are saying out with the old and in with the new by implementing innovative technological and course changes to help accelerate learning.